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Misdemeanors & Felonies

Misdemeanors and Felonies in the state of Ohio

Assisting Cleveland Area Residents With Misdemeanor Level Offenses

A variety of charges fall under the category of misdemeanors in the state of Ohio. Examples of misdemeanors include:

  • Theft/Burglary
  • Most driving infractions, including DUI/OVI and driving while under suspension
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal trespass
  • Disorderly contact
  • Certain gambling related offenses, such as theft/cheating and illegal gambling

While “misdemeanor” is thought of by many individuals as a minor offense, they still do carry consequences including possible jail time and fines. Having an experienced attorney on your side can help mitigate these penalties. Attorney Adam VanHo has been assisting Cleveland area residents who have been charged with misdemeanor level offenses for many years.

A Strong Record of Negotiating Settlements and Minimizing Jail Time

Most people understand that felonies are extremely serious crimes. Convictions for felonies in the state of Ohio can result in prison sentences ranging from six months to life in prison. Attorney Adam VanHo has defended clients in the Cleveland area charged with many types of felonies, including:

  • Homicide
  • Violent assaults
  • Domestic violence (with prior convictions)
  • Theft of over $1000
  • Robberies (theft/burglary accompanied by the use of force)
  • Drug crimes
  • Gang related crimes
  • Weapons crimes, including bomb possession
  • Some Internet based crimes
  • Racketeering/organized crimes
  • Most sex offenses